(1872 - 1924)
Carl Gustafson Lotave was active/lived in Colorado, New York / Sweden. Carl Lotave is known for portrait, Indian figure, genre and history painting, teaching.
Biography Carl Lotave
An artist with a meteoric career flashing across Colorado's sky for a brief period was Carl G. Lotave. Born in Jonkaping, Sweden in 1872 and now living in New York, Lotave studied with the masters Zorn and Bergh in Stockholm, where Birger Sandzen was his fellow student. Later he studied in Paris and came to Colorado Springs from Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas where he had been an instructor in painting for two years beginning in 1897.
While in Colorado Springs, he painted a ceiling decoration for McRae's Restaurant and mural decorations for the homes of J P Pomeroy and of Mr. Rathborn and executed several portraits with marked success in 1902-03. Lotave made the cover designs for the New Year's edition of the Gazette (news
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